48 days in Ireland, Bushmills & Carrickfergus Itinerary

48 days in Ireland, Bushmills & Carrickfergus Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
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Wicklow, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Wexford, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Skibbereen, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Bantry, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Castletownbere, Ireland
— 1 night
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Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Tralee, Ireland
— 1 night
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Limerick, Ireland
— 1 night
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Doolin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Inishmore, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Athlone, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Clifden, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Westport, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Sligo, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Letterkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
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Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Portmarnock Beach, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, take an in-depth tour of 14 Henrietta Street, then browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, and finally walk around St Stephens Green. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Cliff Walk Car Park Bray, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Killiney Hill, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

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Dallas, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Dallas to Dublin. Traveling from Dallas in April, things will get colder in Dublin: highs are around 53°F and lows about 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Wicklow.

Things to do in Dublin

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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Cliff Walk Car Park Bray ©
Cliff Walk Car Park Bray
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street

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Wicklow, Ireland

Wicklow ©
Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Greystones Blue Flag Beach. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a pleasant ride with Hollywood Horse and Pony Trekking Centre, then identify plant and animal life at National Bird of Prey Centre, then hike along St Kevins Way/Camaderry Short Walk, and finally hike along The Wicklow Way.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Wicklow trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Wicklow takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Wicklow can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Wicklow

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

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Hollywood Horse and Pony Trekking Centre ©
The Wicklow Way ©
The Wicklow Way
Woodenbridge Golf Club ©
Woodenbridge Golf Club

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Wexford, Ireland

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Wexford online vacation planner.

You can drive from Wicklow to Wexford in 1.5 hours. In May in Wexford, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
St. Iberius Church
St. Iberius Church
Blue Egg Gallery ©
Blue Egg Gallery

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Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower and Butter Slip. Kilkenny Castle and Athassel Priory will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Cashel (Rock of Cashel & St Marks Cemetery and Famine Graveyard) and Tipperary (Holycross Abbey & St. Declan's Way). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, pause for some photo ops at Kells Priory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Collegiate Church, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Wexford to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Cork.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

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Cork, Ireland

Cork ©

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cork vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Cork takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Cork, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Skibbereen.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
St. Peter and Paul's Church ©
St. Peter and Paul's Church

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Skibbereen, Ireland

Skibbereen ©
Skibbereen, is a town in County Cork, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get interesting insight from Cork Whale Watch, explore the ancient world of Drombeg Stone Circle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Warren Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Birthplace of Michael Collins. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Abbeystrewry Graveyard, get engrossed in the history at Skibbereen Heritage Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then explore the different monuments and memorials at St Barrahane's Church, and finally step off the mainland to explore Heir Island.

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Drive from Cork to Skibbereen in 1.5 hours. May in Skibbereen sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 45°F at night. On the 11th (Tue), you'll travel to Bantry.

Things to do in Skibbereen

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Cork Whale Watch ©
Cork Whale Watch
Drombeg Stone Circle ©
Drombeg Stone Circle
St Barrahane's Church ©
St Barrahane's Church

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Bantry, Ireland

Bantry is a town in the civil parish of Kilmocomoge in the barony of Bantry on the coast of West County Cork, Ireland. On the 11th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Kealkill Megalithic Stone Circle and Standing Stones, make a trip to Carriganass Castle, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Glengarriff Nature Reserve, and finally add some adventure to your tour with Outdoors Ireland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at Albatross Escape Rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Brendan's Church, admire the striking features of Bantry House & Garden, then tee off at Bantry Bay Golf Club, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bantry route planner.

Bantry is very close to Skibbereen. In May in Bantry, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Castletownbere.

Things to do in Bantry

Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©
Carriganass Castle ©
Carriganass Castle

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Castletownbere, Ireland

Castletownbere
Castletownbere is a town in County Cork in Ireland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Dursey Island as well as Allihies Copper Mine Trail. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Allihies Copper Mine Trail, step off the mainland to explore Dursey Island, view the masterpieces at The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar, then take in the dramatic natural features at Healy Pass, then step into the grandiose world of Dunboy Castle and Puxley Mansion, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Dzogchen Beara Daily Meditation Classes.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Castletownbere road trip planning app.

You can drive from Bantry to Castletownbere in an hour. May in Castletownbere sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Castletownbere

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Healy Pass
Healy Pass
Allihies Copper Mine Trail ©
Allihies Copper Mine Trail
Dursey Island ©
Dursey Island

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church of Ireland, visit Killarney Falconry, then look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Kerry, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Torc Mountain Walk, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, try to win big at Killarney Races, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs, and finally stroll through The Kerry Way.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Killarney online tour planner.

You can drive from Castletownbere to Killarney in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
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Torc Mountain Walk ©
Torc Mountain Walk
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Relax by the water at Inch Beach and Coumeenoole Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Ventry Beach. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Kilmalkedar Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and take in the waterfront at Dun Chaoin Pier.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dingle day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tralee.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach

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Tralee, Ireland

Tralee
The pub-lined and music-filled streets of Tralee allow visitors to discover everyday Irish life.
On the 18th (Tue), look for gifts at Belgians Chocolatier.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tralee trip planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Tralee in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Tralee

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Banna Strand
Banna Strand
Ardfert Cathedral ©
Ardfert Cathedral
Ardfert Friary ©
Ardfert Friary

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Limerick, Ireland

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Limerick trip maker app.

You can drive from Tralee to Limerick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Limerick can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Doolin.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
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St. Joseph's Church ©
St. Joseph's Church
Redemptorist Church ©
Redemptorist Church
Ballyhoura Walking Trails ©
Ballyhoura Walking Trails

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Doolin, Ireland

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): go for a walk through Beauty Of The Burren Walks, get great views at Cliffs of Moher, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hag's Head, then take a leisurely stroll along Doolin Pier, then admire the natural beauty at Doolin Garden and Nursery, and finally tee off at Doolin Pitch & Putt.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Doolin planner.

Traveling by car from Limerick to Doolin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Inishmore.

Things to do in Doolin

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
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Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen

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Inishmore, Ireland

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Dun Aonghasa and Dun Eochla will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School and Kilmurvey Beach. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, see the top attractions with Inis Mor Horse Carriage tours, get to know the fascinating history of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), and stroll through The Wormhole.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Inishmore trip itinerary builder site.

You can ride a ferry from Doolin to Inishmore in 2 hours. In May in Inishmore, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Athlone.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School ©
Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach

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Athlone, Ireland

Gateway to the West

The largest town on the River Shannon has earned the moniker of Gateway to the West for its strategic location; visitors are attracted to Athlone for its vibrant streets.
Get in touch with nature at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Esker Hills Golf Club. Discover out-of-the-way places like Athlone Castle Visitor Centre and Shannon Banks Nature Trail Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Athlone side-trips: St. Colmcille Church (in Durrow), Annaharvey Farm Equestrian Centre (in Tullamore) and Multyfarnham Friary (in Multyfarnham). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Tullynally Castle Gardens, tee off at Glasson Golf & Country Club, delve into the distant past at Fore Abbey, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Athlone online visit planner.

Getting from Inishmore to Athlone by combination of ferry, taxi, and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. May in Athlone sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Athlone

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre ©
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre
Multyfarnham Friary ©
Multyfarnham Friary

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Galway, Ireland

Galway ©

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Visit Aughnanure Castle and Ross Errily Friary for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Ireland's School of Falconry and Curraghduff Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Cong (Royal Abbey of Cong, Monk's Fishing House, &more), Gort (Thoor Ballylee - Yeats Museum, Coole Park Nature Reserve, &more) and Knockillaree Riding Centre (in Oughterard). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, kick back and relax at Salthill Beaches, get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Galway sightseeing planner.

Getting from Athlone to Galway by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Clifden.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:
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Ireland's School of Falconry ©
Ireland's School of Falconry
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Royal Abbey of Cong

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Clifden, Ireland

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Mannin Bay Blueway, buy something for everyone on your list at Hehirs Of Clifden, explore the historical opulence of Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, then find your balance on the water with Real Adventures Connemara, and finally kick back and relax at Lettergesh Beach.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Clifden online itinerary planner.

Drive from Galway to Clifden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Clifden

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Real Adventures Connemara ©
Real Adventures Connemara
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach

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Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On your second day here, play a few rounds at Westport Golf Club, get advice or help at Clew Bay Heritage Centre, trek along Clew Bay Archaeological Trail, then stroll through Drummindoo Stud, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Lannagh Hiking Trails, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ballintubber Abbey.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Westport trip planner.

Traveling by car from Clifden to Westport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Westport can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre
Clew Bay Archaeological Trail ©
Clew Bay Archaeological Trail

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Sligo, Ireland

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at W.B.Yeats Statue. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Strandhill Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Yeats's Grave, steep yourself in history at The High Cross, cast your line with Sligo Boat Charters, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosses Point Loop Walk, and finally play a few rounds at County Sligo Golf Club.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sligo day trip planner.

You can drive from Westport to Sligo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Westport in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sligo, with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Letterkenny.

Things to do in Sligo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:
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Strandhill Beach ©
Strandhill Beach
Streedagh Beach ©
Streedagh Beach
Sligo Boat Charters ©
Sligo Boat Charters

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Letterkenny, Ireland

Letterkenny ©
As an economic center of the region, Letterkenny has suffered overdevelopment, but its thriving student and young-professional population brings good food, accommodations, and nightlife.
Planning Letterkenny trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Sligo to Letterkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Letterkenny can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Bushmills.

Things to do in Letterkenny

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Mount Errigal ©
Mount Errigal
The Looking Glass Spa Therapy ©
The Looking Glass Spa Therapy

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Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. On the 9th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Giant's Causeway, cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, then sample the fine beverages at Bushmills Distillery, then kick back and relax at Bushfoot Strand, and finally play a few rounds at Bushfoot Golf Club. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Kinbane Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ballycastle Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Castlerock Beach, then stroll through Portrush West Strand, and finally kick back and relax at East Strand.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bushmills journey planning tool.

Getting from Letterkenny to Bushmills by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Carrickfergus.

Things to do in Bushmills

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
East Strand ©
East Strand

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom

Carrickfergus ©
Carrickfergus, colloquially known as "Carrick", is a large town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. On the 11th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, explore the historical opulence of Carrickfergus Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Broughshane Environment Waterfowl & Wildlife Trust, take in the awesome beauty at Slemish Mountain, then get a dose of the wild on Carnlough Bay Boat Tours, and finally kick back and relax at Ballygally Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Crawfordsburn Beach, contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Beach Road Nature Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Whitehead Conservation Area, and finally trek along Blackhead Path.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Carrickfergus day trip planning website.

Getting from Bushmills to Carrickfergus by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Carrickfergus can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Carrickfergus

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ballygally Beach ©
Ballygally Beach
Carrickfergus Castle ©
Carrickfergus Castle
Blackhead Path ©
Blackhead Path

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take a stroll through Temple Bar, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Teeling Whiskey Distillery, get engrossed in the history at Dublinia, then contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Sandymount Strand. Here are some ideas for day two: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then kick back and relax at Sandycove Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shankill Beach, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bray Head.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

Drive from Carrickfergus to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Dublin when traveling from Carrickfergus in June, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Beer Tastings & Tours
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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